The following information was provided by the Concord-Carlisle Community Chest.
Dr. Edward M. Hallowell, child and adult psychiatrist, world-renowned speaker, NY Times bestselling author and leading authority in the field of ADHD, will be speaking at the Fenn School this Tuesday, Jan. 15, at a community presentation for the Concord-Carlisle Community Chest.
The talk begins at 7:30 p.m., and is free and open to the public. But you must register for the event by emailing the Community Chest at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hallowell will discuss his book "Crazybusy," emphasizing how to stay connected to your family and community in this crazy busy world.
A graduate of Harvard College and Tulane School of Medicine, Hallowell is a child and adult psychiatrist. He was a faculty member at Harvard Medical School from 1983 to 2004. Hallowell is a highly recognized speaker around the world and has presented to thousands on topics such as ADD, strategies on handling your fast-paced life, the Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness and other pertinent family and health issues
The Community Chest hosts this event to bring together and thank the Concord and Carlisle communities which have been supporting the Chest for 65 years in its mission of providing funding to nonprofit human service organizations that benefit the residents of these two towns. . Each year over $500,000 is given to support local need.
“We are excited about having Hallowell talk at our first event of this kind for the community; remembering the importance of community and staying connected are truly why the Community Chest was founded and survives today,” said Astrid Williams, executive director of the Community Chest.